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Heaven is a Place on Earth

Sandy toes. Stress melting waves. Towering sand dunes. Heaven on Earth? You tell us. Between shoreline strolls, well-worn hiking trails, and pick up games of frisbee, you’ll discover a piece of paradise all your own. Here, you’ll find adventure and history intertwined in 15,000 acres of diverse national park terrain, acclaimed entertainment venues, beloved buildings, curated experiences, and a long list of local festivals.

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Sun, Sand, and Spectacular Savings for your Indiana Dunes Vacation.

Casual Dining

Round the Clock Restaurant - Chesterton

Round the Clock Restaurant

Breakfast: $3 OFF $16 purchase Lunch and dinner: $5 OFF $25 purchase Family restaurant serving Northwest Indiana since…

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Indie Indie Bang! Bang!

Indie Indie Bang! Bang!

$5 OFF a purchase of $25 or more Eclectic lifestyle boutique featuring jewelry, gourmet, gifts, fashion, and home decor. Located at: 19 E.…

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Dune Clothiers at the Schoolhouse Shop

Dune Clothiers at the Schoolhouse Shop

20% OFF on purchase of $50 or more Apparel for men and women Located at: 278 E. 1500 North Chesterton, IN 46304 219-926-5001 Hours: 10am-5pm;…

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Goblin & The Grocer

Goblin and the Grocer

Friends & Family Discount - 20% OFF the regular price This cafe, market, and pub proudly serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, drinks, and…

Casual Dining

The Port Drive-In

The Port Drive-In

$5 OFF of a $25 purchase. As Porter County's only drive-in, the Port Drive-in is a blast from the past. Chili dogs, burgers, frosted mugs of their…

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Marc t. Nielsen Interiors

Marc t. Nielsen Interiors & Antique Shop

Receive 15% OFF a regular price of any item up to $1000 in the antique shop or 20% OFF a regular price of any item $1000 (some consignment items may…

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Events

Welcome Indiana Elite FC Families!

We’re proud to welcome you to the home of the Indiana Dunes. We hope you enjoy your stay and good luck in the competition!

Wildlife

One Bat, Two Bat

We were delighted to find that our furry, winged, big brown bat mascot was hanging upside down again this year in the rafters of the Kankakee Sands…

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(219) Taproom

Pull up a stool! A “traditional” taproom, (219) features 16 taps with four to eight taps from one or more carefully-curated breweries with a…

109 S. 3rd St., Chesterton

49’er Drive-In Theatre

Experience a blast from the past at a place that has been chosen as one of the top drive-ins in the nation. Open weekends in April, May, and…

675 N. Calumet Ave., Valparaiso

4th Street Theater

This award-winning community theater produces blockbuster musicals and more. Call or check their website for a schedule.

125 N. 4th St., Chesterton

A Van-Go Chauffeur & Shuttle

Are you looking for safe, reliable transportation for your special event? A Van-Go’s 15 passenger van creates a comfortable, stress-free solution.

1353 Berg St., Porter

Aaron’s Mortgage Inn

This local bar serves Italian beef, cheeseburgers, and daily specials. They also serve JJ’s Pizza all day and night.

1400 Broadway, Chesterton

Abbiocco Italian Cuisine

Abbiocco translates to "food coma" in Italian and is a chef-driven contemporary Italian restaurant with menu highlights that include a variety of…

600 Gateway Blvd. N, Chesterton

Aberdeen Manor

Aberdeen Manor provides a perfect, romantic backdrop for your special event. Your ceremony can take place outdoors or in the chapel, both of which…

216 Ballantrae St., Valparaiso

Acorn Acres

Acorn Acres is a local family farm. They raise “good” food with natural and sustainable practices. You will find natural healthy meat, produce,…

360 Indian Boundary Rd, Chesterton

Acton Creative

Acton Creative makes unique handwoven items such towels and a variety of handbags. All one-of-a-kind and ready for you! See their website for…

Call for information, Chesterton

Affordable Suites of America Portage

This fully furnished all-suite hotel near the Indiana Dunes provides the comfort and convenience that long-term travelers value most, including a…

1550 Olmstead Dr., Portage

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Sunset Hill Farm County Park Campground

This seasonal campground in the Indiana Dunes area is located within the beautiful Sunset Hill Farm Count Park. Its campsites can accommodate large…

RVs & Campgrounds

Woodland Village RV and Mobile Home Park

Woodland Village offers 70 spacious RV lots within its mobile home park. It is open year-round for daily, weekly, or monthly rentals near the Indiana…

RVs & Campgrounds

Indiana Dunes State Park Campground

Located less than a mile from the beach and within walking distance of the South Shore Rail Station, this campground is one of the most popular in…